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East Coast Beaches Wary After Shark Attack Off Cape Cod

A man swimming off Cape Cod is lucky to be alive after being attacked by a great white shark. And while attacks are extremely rare, all kinds of sharks are common along East Coast beaches, including Maryland.

08/02/2012

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U.S. To Get A Reprieve From Hot Temperatures

Americans this week will get a reprieve from the stifling heat that has blanketed much of the country as temperatures begin approaching normal from the Midwest to the East Coast.

07/09/2012

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Mid-Atlantic Wind Transmission Line Clears Hurdle

A huge underwater power line to serve wind farms planned off the East Coast cleared a regulatory hurdle Monday, although construction is still years away.

05/14/2012

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Heavy Rain In East, And April Snowflakes For Some

A spring nor’easter rumbled along the East Coast on Sunday and was expected to bring rain and heavy winds and even snow in some places as it strengthens into early Monday, a punctuation to a relatively dry stretch of weather for the Northeast.

04/22/2012

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Laurel Man Sentenced For Marijuana Distribution, Money Laundering

A 38-year-old Laurel man is sentenced to 21 years in prison for distributing 10,000 pounds of marijuana.

04/06/2012

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Man Suspected In East Coast Rapes Indicted In Va.

A Connecticut man who police believe is responsible for a series of rapes along the East Coast has been indicted in Virginia and could stand trial as soon as this summer.

04/03/2012

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Md. Tunnel A Chokepoint For East Coast Commerce

Baltimore’s Howard Street tunnel is a chokepoint for commerce along the East Coast that’s getting more attention as the shipping industry prepares for mega-container ships that will have easier access to the Atlantic Ocean once the Panama Canal is widened.

03/29/2012

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Woman Admits To Injecting Silicone Into Customers

Cosmetic surgery on the black market. A woman with no medical license admits to injecting customers with toxic materials in Baltimore and across the country.

03/28/2012

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Baltimore’s Basilica Of The Assumption To Repair Cracks Caused By August Quake

New damage has surfaced in Baltimore from last summer’s East Coast earthquake.

03/23/2012

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Police: Man Accused Of East Coast Rapes Confessed

The man accused by prosecutors as the East Coast Rapist confessed to police after his arrest that he raped two teenage trick-or-treaters in Virginia in 2009, but only after complaining that a police sketch that was plastered across the Mid-Atlantic failed to accurately portray him, according to court testimony Thursday.

03/02/2012

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Latest Illnesses Point To Raw Milk’s Popularity; 4 Reported Sick In Maryland

An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.

02/03/2012

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Feds Declare Atlantic Sturgeon Endangered Species

The Atlantic sturgeon, a prehistoric fish whose once bountiful populations were depleted by anglers seeking its coveted caviar, has been declared an endangered species by federal officials, a decision that could lead to moves to protect its habitats along the East Coast.

02/01/2012

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